DOJ, DOT Team Up To Consider Airline Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (June 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Justice would be working with the U.S. Department of Transportation to consider pending antitrust questions in airline partnerships, a response to concerns that the DOT lacks the expertise to address major competition concerns.

Holder told members of the U.S. Senate during a Judiciary Committee hearing that attorneys from the DOJ's Antitrust Division would team up with DOT attorneys as they consider whether to grant final antitrust immunity to a proposed partnership between United Air...
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